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Consider getting a jump start on college by knocking out a general education credit or exploring a course in your desired field.

You’ll take classes for free and get your feet wet on what college courses are like. Remember though, your grade is part of your college transcript, so choose wisely and apply yourself!

AACC Courses at Chesapeake High School

The following courses are offered by Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) for Chesapeake High School.  Students completing the courses below will have begun a pathway to Business Management, Office Management, A.A.S.

Fall junior year: on-location at Chesapeake High School 

  • CTP-103 – Theories and Applications of Digital Technology (Eligibility for ENG-101/ENG-101A required)

Spring junior year: on-location at Chesapeake High School 

  • CTA-115 – Personal Computer Database Management Systems

Fall senior year: on-site at AACC  

  • BPA-162 – Business Communication (Eligibility for ENG-101/ENG-101A required)
  • BPA-141 – Office Procedures and Technology (online)

Spring senior year: on-site at AACC 

  • BPA-111 – Introduction to Business
  • BPA-171 – Principles of Supervision (online)

Note: AACC and Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) meet annually to review and confirm AACC Dual Enrollment courses offered on-location at AACPS High Schools. 

Cancellation of sections may occur if there are issues with instructor availability, if minimum enrollments are not met, or due to other factors as outlined in the AACC Dual Enrollment MOU Addendum.

AACC will have the option of offering online courses in lieu of on-location courses at AACPS high schools at any time, including in times of instructor shortages and while the local, state or federal government have determined there is a public health emergency.

Students who intend to come to AACC after their graduation should be advised to meet with an AACC academic advisor from the business department by the end of junior year.

Earn College Credit at CAT-South

Students attending the Center for Applied Technology-South (CAT-South) can earn college credits by enrolling in selected Career Technology Education (CTE) programs. You then just need to successfully complete your CAT- South program, and earn a C or better on the AACC college proficiency assessment(s). Grades below C will not be reflected on your AACC college transcript. 


More Opportunities at Chesapeake

You can earn proficiency credit by completing this CTE program at Chesapeake High School:

  • Food and Beverage Management: ProStart. The ProStart program introduces high school students to a variety of careers within the restaurant, food service and hospitality industry. Students will study and practice professional food preparation, preparation of international cuisines, food safety and sanitation, customer service relations, accounting, cost control, marketing, and an introduction to aspects of lodging management.

For information contact your high school counselor or email Judy Wilson, coordinator, Instructional Pathways and Partnerships - Secondary, at


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Entrepreneurs Scholarship

$12,000 Entrepreneurs Scholarship for students who want to start businesses.

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